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[SOCIAL WIRE] Pros react to Naomi Osaka’s Australian Open Win




Off the court Naomi Osaka is kind, modest, funny, and loved for her adorable mannerisms. She is only 21; yet, in winning two straight grand slam championships, she also won the hearts of millions of people around the world.

Osaka is the daughter of a Japanese mother and a Haitian father, representing Japan — the country of her birth — despite having grown up in the United States. She’s an interesting person, who, with her graceful victory, reminded us what humility looks like. On Twitter, past and present pro tennis players reacted to her Australian Open win.





…and a special shout-out from Prime Minister Abe’s office:

Galileo Ferrari works at a global IT company, consults with startups in Japan, and is a contributor with JAPAN Forward. The views expressed are his own.